In light of the growing trend of women using drugs/alcohol through their pregnancy, it has become increasingly essential that health practitioners address the complexities of caring for this diverse client group through evidence based practice. This workshop aims to highlight the need for holistic care of such women, their babies and families.
Entry and Admissions
Short Course / CPD
No Partner College
10th July 2018, 09:00-16:00
Who should attend?
- Neonatal Nurses
- Health Visitors
Max number of participants
Learning Environment & Assessment:
Facilitator - Kath Mears
Kath Mears has over 20 years neonatal nursing experience and prior to joining UCLan worked for 12 years as an Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner.
Learning outcome & aims
- Evaluate the holistic care and management of the pregnant user and the drug exposed infant.
- Analyse the impact of current government strategies, which aim to address the situation
- Explore Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and how this may affect the baby.
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Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400
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For 2017/18 fees please refer to our fees page.
How to Apply
These workshops may be available as part of the Service Level Agreement which UCLan has with a number of local NHS Trusts. If you wish to apply using this funding please gain the support of your line manager and complete the online application through www.cpd-applynw.nhs.uk
Alternatively, self-funding applicants please book online at www.uclan.ac.uk/schools/resource-hub/cpd_booking
If you have any questions about the workshop please contact us:
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